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The United States of new shoes

Jan 30, 2014
The U.S. economy showed some solid growth last quarter -- mostly because American consumers were spending more
Posted In: Economy, consumer goods, shoes

Weekly Wrap: No yellin' at Yellen

Nov 15, 2013
Chatting with CNBC's John Carney and Nela Richardson, from Bloomberg Government.
Posted In: Economy, Fed, dodd-frank

Orders for durable goods ticked up slightly, but not by much

Sep 25, 2013
Orders for durable goods went up 0.1 percent.
Posted In: durable goods, Economy

Alibaba goes after U.S. IPO after ditching Hong Kong option

Sep 25, 2013
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba is reportedly pulling out of a Hong Kong initial public offering, and plans to go public in the U.S. instead.
Posted In: Economy, business, alibaba, Lu Zhaoxi, Jack Ma, IPO, hong kong

Federal Reserve confounds the economic forecasters

Sep 19, 2013
The Federal Reserve's big surprise: no cuts to bond buying for now, the economy isn't strong enough.
Posted In: Fed, FOMC, tapering, stimulus, bond buying, Economy

If Mexico doesn't qualify for the World Cup, the fans aren't the only ones that will be weeping

Sep 19, 2013
If the Mexican national soccer team doesn't qualify for next year's World Cup, it could be a big economic blow on both sides of the border.
Posted In: Mexico, soccer, Economy, Sports, World Cup

Why the media -- and people -- love lists

Sep 18, 2013
The Forbes 400 is out. Media organizations spend a lot of time and money on building and promoting lists because they're easy to promote and can help sell a lot of ads.
Posted In: lists, Economy, business, media, Forbes

Traders expect Federal Reserve to scale back on bond buying

Sep 17, 2013
The Fed may scale back on stimulus spending.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, bond buying, stimulus, Economy

Everything you need to know about personal finance -- on one index card

Sep 17, 2013
A social scientist at the University of Chicago shows that the only investment advice you need to know can all fit in the palm of your hand.
Posted In: Economy, Personal Finance, investment advice

New thinking to help returning vets navigate urban battlefield

Sep 17, 2013
A new program in New York helps returning vets thrive in the city.
Posted In: veterans, Economy, military, service, GI Bill, 9/11

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